Journalism History Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Review of UK and world papers, celebration of the history of photojournalism, media law and style-guide tips and global journalism stories for Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Journalism is the first draft of history and these daily reports seek to provide an online briefing of the history of journalism for each day featured.

Review of UK papers Tues 3 Jan 2023. Broadsheets. FT: ‘UK recession will be deepest and longest’, Guardian: ‘”Intolerable NHS crisis will last until Easter’, Telegraph: ‘Prince Harry- I want my father & brother back’, & Times: ‘Millions “will shun trains for ever.”‘

Review of UK papers Tues 3 Jan 2023. Middle Markets. Indy: ‘Navratilova diagnose with 2 cancers’, i: ‘NHS faces 3 months of turmoil’, Express: ‘Harry- “I want my father and brother back”‘, & Mail: ‘Harry- “I’d like my father and broher back.”‘

Review of UK papers Tues 3 Jan 2023. Tabloids. Morning Star: ‘NHS on its knees’, Mirror: ‘Future of NHS is on a knife edge’, Star: ‘Latest health advice is bonkers. Pine Dining!’, & Sun: ‘Harry’s shock claim. I want dad and brother back.’

Review of world papers Tues 3 Jan 2023. Jerusalem Post: ‘Changing status quo at Temple Mount is a declaration of war’, New York Times: ‘Staring down a bitter winter’, Star South Africa: ‘We survived a tough year’, & Times of India: ‘2016 demonisation decision valid.’

Celebration of photojournalism history. January 1943- New York. ‘John’s Restaurant on Twelfth Street near Second Avenue is a haunt of Italian journalists and intellectuals. At the rear table, with glasses, is Girolamo Valente, editor of La Parola.’

New York. John’s Restaurant on Twelfth Street near Second Avenue is a haunt of Italian journalists and intellectuals. At the rear table, with glasses, is Girolamo Valente, editor of La Parola
Creator(s): Collins, Marjory, 1912-1985, photographer Date Created/Published: 1943 Jan.
Medium: 1 negative : safety ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches or smaller. Reproduction Number: LC-USW3-014494-D (b&w film neg.) Rights Advisory: No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White Photographs(

Style Tips. BBC 2003 guide- “Data. Common usage suggests that even though data was originally a plural noun, it should now take a singular verb, as in ‘The data reveals a growing gap between north and south.’ Whoever uses the singular datum in normal speech?'”

Media Law Tips. Ofcom- 15th Dec 2022: ‘Ofcom fines Sepura £1.5m for breaking competition law’ See:…/ofcom-fines-sepura-1.5m-for… Company exchanged commercially sensitive information with competitor Motorola about pricing intentions during procurement process.

North American Newspapers Tuesday 3rd January 2023

‘Kerela journalist Siddique Kappan may finally get released on bail none days after the Allahabad court ordered it and despite two years in captivity.’ See: &

‘Vanessa Sims has stepped down from her role as regional group editor for Newsquest Cumbria, where she oversaw titles including Carlisle News & Star & South Cumbria daily The Mail.’ See: &

‘Pakistani TV anchor Mishal Bukhari passed away in Lahore on Tuesday aged 38 after battling cancer.’ See: &

‘A journalist in northern Mexico escaped unharmed after a gunman attacked his family’s vehicle in the border state of Sonora.’ See: &

‘Martha Kearney, a presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Today programme has become the first patron of Camphill Milton Keynes charity.’ See: &

‘French journalist Paul Gasnier was live broadcasting from the city of Kramatorsk, Donetsk, when a terrifying blast happened right behind him.’ See: &

‘A unnamed senior Pakistan military officer is suing a UK-based YouTuber and retired army officer for defamation and damages at the London High Court.’ See: &

‘A blue plaque has been unveiled at Ashburys station in Greater Manchester to honour a railway historian and journalist’s life-long dedication to the railway.’ See: &

‘Guardian journalists are still having to work from home for several weeks after a suspected ransomware attack which hit the publisher’s global IT systems on 20 Dec.’ See: &

Guardian reports: ‘Ken Block: rally driver and YouTube star dies in snowmobile accident.’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Journalist setting up to broadcast interrupted as rocket hits Kramatorsk – video .’ See:

Guardian reports: ‘Stonehouse story ‘far more fascinating’ than TV drama suggests, relative says. Great-nephew of MP who faked death in 1974 says there was ‘psychological grooming’ by Czech spies but no honeytrap.’ See:

French Newspapers Tuesday 3rd January 2023

Arab News reports: ‘Metaverse, crypto, NFTs here to stay, says Chalhoub Group executive.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Google alleges India antitrust body copied parts of EU order on Android abuse.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Missile explodes near journalists during live coverage in Ukraine.’ See:

Arab News reports: “‘French Oscars’ bars those investigated for sex crimes.” See:

Arab News reports: ‘Yemen minister condemns arrests of media officials.’ See:

Arab News & AFP report: ‘Senegalese journalist ‘extremely strained’ after hunger strike.’ See:

Arab News reports: ‘Twitter sued over ‘missing rent’ on San Francisco office.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘Woman with Down’s syndrome lands job thanks to regional daily.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘The editor of a city news title in Sheffield has shared his desire to expand after reaching a subscription milestone. Dan Hayes has revealed he hopes to take on a journalist in 2023.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A new series in which two comedians tour a regional publisher’s newsrooms is set to air tomorrow. Nish Kumar and Josh Widdicombe undertake work experience at six National World offices & will be broadcast on Sky Max.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A new director has vowed to help a regional publisher “safeguard the future of their newsbrands” after joining the company. Reach plc has announced the appointment of Denise Jagger as a non-executive director.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘A newspaper’s commemoration of the Bloody Sunday massacre 50 years ago last January has been voted the best front page of 2022 by HoldtheFrontPage readers.’ See:

Hold The Front Page reports: ‘An editor responsible for two regional dailies and associated weeklies has announced her departure from their publisher. Vanessa Sims has stepped down from her role as regional group editor for Newsquest Cumbria.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘Guardian offices closed until 23 January due to ongoing fallout from suspected ransomware attack.’ See:

Press Gazette reports: ‘BBC ends nightly newspaper review ahead of channel merger. The Papers aired on the BBC News channel after the News at Ten.’ See:

Press Gazette feature: ‘News diary: The dates to know for 2023. Foresight News looks ahead to the key events in the calendar for 2023 that need to be in your news diary.’ See:

Guardian analysis: ‘Prince Harry’s teasers trigger tsunami of outrage as the Windsors await his book. Will any of the royal family react publicly to the duke’s memoir? The betting would be on Prince William.’ See:

Montage of world newspapers 3rd January 2023

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